Community Recreation briefsCommunity Recreation briefs for May 23, 2012
A basketball camp for boys entering grades 4-8 will be June 11-14 at the Red Wing High School gym. From 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. each day, coach Doug Toivonen will teach participants about shooting, dribbling, passing and defense. Cost is $50 and includes a camp T-shirt.
Learn to dive
Red Wing High School diving coach Carrie Hansen will host diving clinics from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Twin Bluff Middle School pool. The Tuesday classes begin June 19 and Thursday classes begin June 14. Each class runs for six sessions and divers may sign up for both. Participants must be at least 8 years old and able to swim 25 yards using the front and back crawls, as well as tread water for 60 seconds. Cost is $50. There will not be class July 3 or 5.
Junior diving team
A diving clinic for those will previous competitive diving experience will be held twice a week for six weeks beginning June 19 at the Twin Bluff Middle School pool. Classes will be 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and Thursdays. Cost is $180. There will not be class July 3 or 5.
Elite One Sports Performance will conduct hockey training June 11-28 at Prairie Island Arena. Classes will be 10 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday each week. The program will incorporate form lifting, agility footwork, stability, testing and custom training. Cost is $245. For information, call Mike Belisle at 651-212-1586.
Intro to soccer
Youths ages 5-8 are invited to an introduction to soccer program that will help them develop skills through drills and small-sided games. The class will run June 9 through July 21 on Saturday mornings at the Twin Bluff Middle School fields, with the exception of July 7. Five- and 6-year-olds will play from 9 to 10 a.m. and 7- and 8-year-olds will play from 10 to 11 a.m. All participants get a T-shirt. Cost is $30.
Football players entering grades 6-12 can attend a camp designed for individual training at skill positions (quarterback, wide receiver, H-back, linebacker, cornerback and safety). Players will learn position specific fundamentals. The camp will run June 6-9 at the Red Wing High School field. Grades 6-8 will meet from noon to 2 p.m. and grades 9-12 from noon to 4 p.m. Cost is $40. Fee is reduced when students also register for the July football camp.
Strength and conditioning
Open to boys and girls entering grades 8-12, a Winger strength and conditioning program will be led by personal trainer Monica Root Tuesdays and Thursdays June 12 to Aug. 9. There is no class the week of July 4. The class will meet at the Red Wing High School track and use the field area as well as the weight room to incorporate core and flexibility into the workout programs. Girls will meet from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. and boys will meet from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Cost for the 16 sessions is $90.
Dawnbreakers Kiwanis will present its summer safety camp Wednesday June 13. Kids entering grades 4 and 5 are invited to attend the camp from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical. Registration is $12 before May 31 and $15 after June 1. The camp will teach about fire safety, law enforcement, electrical safety, water safety, weather and more. Each camper will receive a bike helmet, smoke detector and T-shirt. Lunch and snacks are included.
Summer swim lessons
Registrations are being accepted for summer swimming lessons. Lessons are offered for ages 40 months and older, and all ability levels are welcome. Lessons are 10 to 10:45 a.m. or 11 to 11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday for two weeks at the Red Wing Water Park. Three different sessions are available throughout the summer, with classes beginning June 18, July 9 or July 23. Cost is $49. Indicate swimming level when registering.
The summer program brochure is available and features summer offerings for sport camps, aquatics, open gyms and more.
Visit www.redwing.k12.mn.us and click on the Community Ed and Rec tab or call (651)-385-4565 for more information or to register for classes.